Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (1.5 yrs)

CRICOS Code: 085209B

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who do not have a bachelor’s degree may be admitted on the basis of relevant work experience, non-degree qualifications (including professional qualifications), and demonstrated a capacity to undertake the program. Applications without bachelor’s degree would be admitted initially to Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting.
  • Applicants would be presumed to have proficiency in using a computer, including common office automation software such as spread sheets and word processing programs. Where such proficiency is not held, applicants would be required to undertake a preparatory program which would be additional to GDPA program requirements.
  • Required proficiency in English: IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 TOFEL Paper 550 (TWE 4.5), TOFEL Computer 213 TOFEL iBT 79-80 with minimum of 19 in all sections, Pearson 50 (no band score less than 42) and Cambridge 52 with no less than borderline in each skill.

Tuition Fee


A$27600 X 1.5 Year*

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.

Program Overview & Objectives

The objective of this program is to provide students with an intermediate standard of knowledge, skills and values in key subject areas of Accounting. The program will provide an exit point for students not wishing to proceed to Masters level in the area of Accounting.

Program Structure

The program is one and a half years full-time and is made up of 12 courses as listed below or equivalent.

Semester 1Credit
BULAW5914 Commerical Law 15
BUACC5930 Accounting Concepts and Practices 15
BUACC5937 Information Systems Design and Development for Accountants 15
BUECO5903 Business Economics 15
Semester 2Credit
BUACC 5931 Research and Statistical Methods for Business 15
BULAW5915 Corporate Law 15
BUACC5932 Corporate Accounting 15
BUACC5933 Cost and Management Accounting 15
Semester 3Credit
BUACC5916 Taxation Law and Practice 15
BULAW5934 Financial Accounting 15
BUACC5935 Auditing and Assurance Services 15
BUACC5936 Financial Management 15